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  • The future of travel in Iran 2020-09-09 19:18

    By Afshin Majlesi

    The future of travel in Iran

    Ubiquitous face masks, partitions, social distances, customer-service protocols, not-yet-fulfilled refunds, and self-quarantined at home on a mass scale, as well as closed borders, canceled events, and changing policies challenge tourism industry insiders to forecast what the lingering impact of the novel coronavirus could be on the way we travel.

  • A view of Tehran with Espinas Palace Hotel in the foreground 2020-06-26 19:28

    COVID-19 inflicts $1.4 billion in losses on Iran’s hotels

    TEHRAN – The outbreak of the new coronavirus has inflicted a loss of 60,000 billion rials (about $1.4 billion at the official dollar rate of 42,000 rials) on Iranian hospitality industry during the past four months, the president of Iranian Hoteliers Association said on Friday.

  • A man takes photos of the historical Agha Bozorg Mosque in Kashan, central Iran. 2020-04-22 19:42

    By Afshin Majlesi

    How is COVID-19 affecting travel in Iran? Experts explain

    TEHRAN – As you are well aware, nearly all travel businesses have been disrupted worldwide in the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.